Syed Manzur Elahi, is an Alumni of Dhaka University, having a Masters in Economics. He is the Founding Chairman of Apex Footwear Ltd., Apex Tannery Ltd., Pioneer Insurance Co. Ltd. and Mutual Trust Bank Ltd., which are all listed as “A” category on the Main Board of the Stock Exchanges. He is also the Founding Chairman of Apex Enterprises Ltd., Grey Advertising Bangladesh Ltd., Blue Ocean Footwear Ltd. and Quantum Consumer Solutions Ltd. Besides the foregoing, he also chairs ApexPharma Ltd., Apex Investments Ltd.,East West University Foundation (EWUF),ManusherJonno Foundation. He also serves on the Board of International Publications Ltd. which publishes the Financial Express, Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh Ltd. (CRAB), Board of Trustees of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh Freedom Foundation and Diabetic Association of Bangladesh. In addition to this, he is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Apex Footwear Ltd.
He previously served as the Chairman of the Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB), Central Depository Bangladesh Ltd., Vice Chairman of the Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC) and Director of Bangladesh Bank, Sonali Bank, Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh, President of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Member, Regulatory Reforms Commission, Member, Public Administration Reforms Commission,Chair of Bangladesh Freedom Foundation, President, Bangladesh Employers’ Association (BEA),President of the Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA), and Honorary Consul for Belgium in Bangladesh.
He has won numerous awards for his contribution to trade and industry, which include Business Executive Award and Business Person of the Year. Besides being an eminent and well recognized industrialist and business leader, he has served twice in the Cabinet of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, holding some of the most important portfolios, as Adviser to the Caretaker Governments in 1996 and 2001. He has earned international recognition and respect for his leadership and professional qualities. He is also a well known philanthropist.
Syed Nasim Manzur graduated in Economics in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1990. He is the Chairman of Landmark Footwear Ltd. and Founding Director and MD of Apex Footwear Ltd., Quantum Consumer Solutions Ltd., Blue Ocean Footwear Ltd. He is also a Director of Apex Tannery Ltd., Apex Pharma Ltd., Grey Advertising Bangladesh Ltd., Apex Enterprises Ltd., Pioneer Insurance Co. Ltd., Guardian Life Insurance Ltd., International Publications Ltd., Sunbeams School Limited and Advisor of the Leather goods and Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB).
He is an avid art enthusiast and takes keen interest in promoting art and culture through the Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art (SPBA). He is also an Executive Member of an internationally acclaimed Non Government Organization called FRIENDSHIP which provides health and educational services in remote and inaccessible chars of the Northern region of the Country through self propelled floating hospitals and riverine ambulances etc. He is the past President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and is a regular guest speaker at the National Defence College (NDC), Mirpur, Dhaka.
Abdul Momen Bhuiyan, is the Deputy Managing Director (UNIT-1) and CEO of Apex Footwear Limited, He is also director of Landmark Footwear Limited and Blue Ocean Footwear Limited a 100% export oriented shoe manufacturing. He has completed his MBA from IBA, Dhaka University.
Mr. Bhuiyan has a long career of above 25 years in manufacturing industriues. Mr. Bhuiyan is the life member of IBA Alumuni Association, Dhaka University Chittagong University Ex-Student Association, Chittagong Muslim High Scool Ex-Student Association.
Mr. Bhuiyan attended several workshops on home and abroad.
Mr. Dilip Kajuri, is the CEO & Director of Apex Investments Limited and Chief Financial Officer of Apex Footwear Limited since March, 2009. He has more than 25 years of diversified working experience in manufacturing and service oriented industries. Mr. Kajuri formerly from KPMG Rahman Rahman Huq, Bangladesh, has vast experience and expertise in budgetary control, corporate finance, auditing, taxation and legal matters. Prior to his joining in Apex, he served in other national and multinational companies in Bangladesh such as ACI Limited, Grey Advertising (Bangladesh) Limited.
Mr. Dilip Kajuri serves in various Board including Apex Pharma Limited, Landmark Footwear Limited, Mega Ocean Footwear Limited, and promoter of Guardian Life Insurance Limited, the 4th generation life insurance company in Bangladesh. He has completed his M.Com (Accounting) from Rajshahi University with excellent academic record. During his career, he attended a good number of training, seminar and workshops on different aspects of financial services.